Income taxes are low in Macau
January 11, 2019
Effective Tax Rate on Rental Income
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Nonresidents are taxed only on their income from sources in Macau. Married couples are taxed separately on professional income.
Income from property is taxed separately from other income.
Property tax is levied on real property (buildings) situated in Macau. The property owner is liable to pay for this tax.
For leased property, the tax is levied at 10% on the net rental income. A standard deduction of 10% is granted to cover repairs and maintenance, and certain property-related expenses. A standard annual deduction of MOP3,500 (US$438) is allowed for all properties.
Capital gains are subject to complementary tax, which is levied at progressive rates.
COMPLEMENTARY TAX 2018
|TAX BASE, MOP (US$)||
|Up to 600,000 (US$75,000)|
|Over 600,000 (US$75,000)|
Leasehold land is subject to land tax. The calculation of the tax payable depends on the location and type of land.